Historical Events In 1981
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Jan 16 Ivan Lendl intentionally loses a match in the Volvo Masters in order to avoid having to play Björn Borg in the year 1981.
Jan 16 John Lennon releases "Woman" in UK on this day in history.
Jan 16 Leon Spinks is mugged, his assailants even take his gold teeth on this day in history.
Jan 16 Protestant gunmen shoot & wound Bernadette Devlin McAliskey & husband on this day in history.
Jan 17 Bernard Lee, actor (M in James Bond Movies), dies at 73 in the year 1981.
Jan 17 On this day in history philippino President Marcos ends state of siege
Jan 18 In the year 1981 iran accepts US offer of $7.9 billion in frozen assets
Jan 18 In the year 1981 iran agrees in principle to the release of 52 Americans held hostage for more than 14 months.
Jan 18 On this day in history wendy O Williams arrested in Milwaukee for on-stage obscenity
Jan 19 Iran agrees in principle to the release of 52 Americans held hostage for more than 14 months on this day in history.
Jan 19 In the year 1981 muhammad Ali talks a despondent 21 year old out of committing suicide
Jan 19 In the year 1981 uS & Iran sign agreement to release 52 American hostages
Jan 20 Admiral Stansfield Turner, USN (Retired), ends term as 12th director of CIA on this day in history.
Jan 20 Iran releases the 52 American hostages it had held for over a year on this day in history.
Jan 20 On this day in history ronald Reagan inaugurated as President
Jan 20 Ronald Reagan was inaugurated as the 40th president of the United States. That same day, 52 American hostages were released by Iran after 444 days in captivity in the year 1981.
Jan 21 In the year 1981 allyn Joslyn, actor (They Won't Forget, Cafe Society), dies at 79
Jan 21 In the year 1981 bernhard Goetz is assaulted for first time on a New York subway train
Jan 22 On this day in history fannie Thomas, US, dies at 113
Jan 23 On this day in history bobby Sherwood, orch leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 66
Jan 23 On this day in history jochem Bird elected mayor of West Berlin
Jan 24 In the year 1981 kim Hughes scores 213 vs India at Adelaide
Jan 25 In the year 1981 adele Marie Astaire, sister of Fred Astaire, dies at 82
Jan 25 Mao's widow Jiang Qing sentenced to death on this day in history.
Jan 25 The 52 American hostages held by Iran for 444 days arrive back in the U.S on this day in history.
Jan 26 Sandeep Patil scores memorable 174 vs Australia at Adelaide Oval on this day in history.
Jan 27 Leo Collard, Belgian minister of Education (1946/54-58), dies at 78 on this day in history.
Jan 28 In the year 1981 olympic Glory tanker at Galveston Bay, Texas, spills 1 million gallons of oil in a ship collision
Jan 28 In the year 1981 william J Casey becomes the 13th director of CIA (until 1987)
Jan 29 On this day in history cozy Cole rocker (Topsy Part II), dies
Jan 29 On this day in history cozy Cole, rocker (Topsy Part II), dies
Jan 30 In the year 1981 8th American Music Award Kenny Rogers wins
Jan 31 In the year 1981 "The Tide Is High" by Blondie hits #1
Jan 31 In the year 1981 38th Golden Globes Ordinary People, Coal Miner's Daughter